Wednesday, September 28

Iljin Materials CEO/chairman calls on Awang Tengah


Awang Tengah (third left) in deep discussion with Huh (on his left) and delegates during the visit.

Awang Tengah ( third left) presents a souvenir to Huh while Naroden (second left) and others look on. — Photos by Information Department

KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister and Second Minister Of Urban Development and Natural Resources Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan received a courtesy call from Huh Jae Myung, the chief executive officer and chairman of Iljin Materials Co Ltd of South Korea at his office in the State Legislative Assembly (DUN) yesterday.

The visit coincided with Iljin Material’s decision to invest in Sarawak following the state’s direct engagement with the company.

Iljin Material’s copperfoil project in Sama Jaya is valued at RM1.2 billion. Copperfoil is used to manufacture batteries for smartphones and electric vehicles.

Assistant Minister of Entrepreneur and  SME Development and Assistant Minister of E-Commerce Datuk Mohd Naroden Majais and Iljin Materials executives were also present during the visit.